The Newcastle Youth Council podcast looks the impact of the Sustainable Development Goals and how they’re being put into action in Newcastle.
Available via Omny or your favourite podcast streaming app.
25 NOVEMBER 2020
Presented by Sustainability Advantage
Sustainability Advantage engaged SDG Strategies to develop a guide is to help council executives, staff and councillors understand and integrate the SDGs into council strategies, plans, policies and operations.
Presenters: Sonja Duncan, Jenny Haining and Melinda Curtis
9 NOVEMBER 2020
Presented by Plastic Police®
Lexi Crouch, Sustainability and Education Officer at Plastic Police, talked about all things soft plastic in this webinar hosted by Central Coast Council.
Hosted by Central Coast Council
14 OCTOBER 2020
The Newcastle Youth Council brought together a panel of inspiring young Novocastrians working to shape a better world.
As the UN Secretary-General stated: “I do not agree that young people are the leaders of tomorrow. More and more they are the leaders of today”.
29 SEPTEMBER 2020
The task force invited Jonathon Holt, Acting General Manager at HNE Mental Health, Dr Brendan Flynn, Executive Director for HNE Mental Health and Minimalist Leader & Culture Healer, Alexandria Joy to talk about the impact this pandemic is having on our mental health and how organisations can maintain a connected and inclusive culture.
22 SEPTEMBER 2020
In alignment with Biodiversity Month, our September webinar was focused on SDG 15: Life on Land.
This webinar showcased the significant number of initiatives happening in the Hunter region that aim to sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, and halt biodiversity loss.
18 AUGUST 2020
The City of Newcastle joined the University of Newcastle in switching over to renewables on 1 January 2020. Daan Schiebaan, Sustainability Manager, University of Newcastle and Adam Clarke Sustainability Manger, City of Newcastle shared their priorities and talk zero emissions, United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s), innovation on climate action.
23 JULY 2020
The SDG Hunter Region Task Force and SingularityU Australia presented a conversation with Novocastrian Entrepreneur Neil Slater.
Neil Slater has taken 'small' steps from the design of his restaurant to adapting their operations for a better future for people and planet.
9 JUNE 2020
This webinar explored the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the role of Newcastle and Hunter businesses in the sustainable development of the region.
Speakers included representatives from Port of Newcastle, Hunter Water, Port Waratah Coal Services and CIFAL Newcastle.
4 JUNE 2020
Professor David Adamson, International Development and Advisory Services, Compass Housing Services, explored the SDGS and Social Immunisation.
With a vaccine for COVID may be some way off there is a world view this is the only protection against COVID. A better protection is to reduce the vulnerability to all pandemics by achieving the SDGs.
Delivering on the SDGs provides a social immunisation by improving housing, health, education, diet, transport for the whole population.
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